PHOTOSHOP - SaveForWeb png has background, expected transparency

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have photo of person, used quick select then added mask.  background shows transparent (checkerboard).  when I export as png, background shows black. when I export legacy for web png24,  preview shows fine, exported png background shows original background as though no mask.  

how do I make a png with transparent background?  I can use any number of free throwaway graphics softwares to make png with transparent backgound from a photo, is this possible in photoshop or any adobe products?  really guys, this should not be difficult.
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You need to enable the transparency checkbox in SaveForWeb so it can include the transparency data.